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#3066583 - 12/06/12 05:11 PM Range report 22-250
thejetman
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Well got to the range today. I was shooting the 22-250 Hornady Custom series 60g soft points. I don't know if I was unconcious while doing this or what was going on. But all in all it was a very repeatable round. Accuracy was the best I have seen with factory ammo of any kind. After the barrel warmed up 30 shots or so into it. The groups started to open up a bit, either beacause I was having too much fun or because the gun was warm. Either way I am pleased.
This is at 200 yards, slight breeze, drizzle, off sandbags.
Is this acceptable or can it be better?
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#3066592 - 12/06/12 05:20 PM Re: Range report 22-250 [Re: thejetman]
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you can probably do a ton better with a lot of trigger time, at least it works for me.

keep shooting till you never loose sight of target even when firing, when I shoot my .46-65 Shiloh Sharps after the smoke clears I am still looking at target
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#3066599 - 12/06/12 05:23 PM Re: Range report 22-250 [Re: thejetman]
rdl65
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That is acceptable but you can always be better. Just keep shooting.
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#3066624 - 12/06/12 05:41 PM Re: Range report 22-250 [Re: rdl65]
thejetman
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Well alot has to do with me too. Not having something to sit on while shooting from a bench is kind of a pain. I really need to start handloading instead of fooling with factory ammo. But for me, this is a step in the right direction! I was tickled to see this group with factory ammo today.
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#3066659 - 12/06/12 06:02 PM Re: Range report 22-250 [Re: thejetman]
thejetman
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I have not tried any 55g bullets through it yet. Just some V-Max 50's and these soft point 60's. Of the two, the 60's are more accurate. I need to find some good 55's and see what those do I suppose.
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#3066682 - 12/06/12 06:16 PM Re: Range report 22-250 [Re: thejetman]
280longshot
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I would say that is very good!!!. What rifle are you shooting?
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#3066725 - 12/06/12 06:32 PM Re: Range report 22-250 [Re: 280longshot]
thejetman
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Savage 12 in 22-250. 1-12 twist
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#3066728 - 12/06/12 06:34 PM Re: Range report 22-250 [Re: 280longshot]
thejetman
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 Originally Posted By: 280longshot
I would say that is very good!!!. What rifle are you shooting?

http://www.tndeer.com/tndeertalk/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=3055615&page=3#Post3055615
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#3066775 - 12/06/12 07:03 PM Re: Range report 22-250 [Re: thejetman]
280longshot
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Sweet indeed!!!
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#3066945 - 12/06/12 08:20 PM Re: Range report 22-250 [Re: 280longshot]
remke
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nice
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